Beltway Poetry Quarterly


AIR Norway

AIR Norway, USF Verftet, Georgernes Verft 12, 501 Bergen, Norway. Tel: 011-47-55-30-74-10. Only open to artists living in Norway or Norwegian citizens. Residencies of 3 months at an arts center in a converted sardine factory. Grant covers rent only. Open to professional visual artists (including fine craftspeople), writers, film directors,filmmakers, dancers, choreographers, composers, musicians, audio and new media artists, curators. Can accommodate 2 artists at a time. (visual, literary, performing, and media arts)

Aland Archipelago Guest Artist Residence

Aland Archipelago Guest Artist Residence, 22730 Kokar – Aland, Hellso, Finland. Tel: 011-358-0-40-7473-642. Supports artists inspired by the natural world; all visual arts and crafts. House located on a rise overlooking Hellso Bay includes 2 apts. with a kitchen and shared bath. Daily fees charged. (visual arts)


ARNA Fågelriket, c/o Byahuset Lidvägen 5, 24164 Harlösa, Sweden.  Located in a small village of 850 inhabitants, home to the Avian Kingdom, a bird sanctuary, in the southernmost part of Sweden.  One-month residencies for 3 artists at a time.  Artists from all over the world invited to apply.  All artistic disciplines plus environmental scientists.

Baltic Centre for Writers and Translators

Baltic Centre for Writers and Translators, Udden Grand 3, SE-621 56 Visby 00000, Sweden. Tel: 011-46 (0) 498-21-8385. Up to eleven artists at a time working in fiction, poetry, or translation. Residencies of 4 weeks, open year round. Provides housing, studio, food. Welcomes applicants from all countries but priority is given to those from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia, and Sweden. (literary arts)

Gaesteatelier Hollufgaard

Gaesteatelier Hollufgaard, Hestehaven 201, 5220 Odense SO, Denmark. Tel.: 011-45-65-932313. Center for Danish and international sculptors and painters. Accommodations for up to 5 visiting artists at a time for up to 6 months. Five workshops available: The Modelling- and Plaster studio, The Bronze Foundry, The Stone-carving Yard, The Forge and The Mixed Media studio, as well as studios for painters. Equipment such as kilns, compressor, welding apparatus and lifting gear also provided, as well as a “sculptor’s shop” which sells selected materials, mainly for bronze casting. Fees charged by the month.  (visual arts)

Gulkistan Residency

Gulkistan Residency for Creative People, Eyvindartungu, 801 Selfoss, Iceland Tel.:(354) 892-4410 and 699-0700. Accommodations in a renovated farmhouse or apartments in the village of Lagarvatn. Fees charged by the month. Spouses and children welcome. Open to artists of all disciplines, plus scholars. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)

Helsinki International AIR Programme

Helsinki International Artist-in-Residence Programme (HIAP), Cabelfactory, Tallberginkatu 1 C/97, 00180 Helsinki, Finland. Tel: 011-358-9-685-6730.  Studio and housing in a converted factory on the western waterfront and on the island of Suomenlinna, both in Helskinki.  Residencies of 1-3 months for professional artists in visual arts, theater, dance, literature, and media arts.  No fees charged; artists must cover travel, food, materials.  (visual, media, literary, and performing arts)

Hordaland Kunsternersentrum

Hordaland Kunsternersentrum, Klosteret 17, PB 1745 Nordnes, 5816 Bergen, Norway. Tel.: 011-47-55-90-85-90. Open to international visual artists, curators, writers, and other art professionals. (visual and literary arts)


International Artists’ Studio Programme/Iaspis, c/o Konstnarmammden Box 1212, Birger Jarls Torg 5nb, 11182 Stockholm, Sweden. Tel.: 011-46-8-141490. Residencies of 2-6 mos., Eleven artists at a time in Stockhom plus 3 at other locations. Room, travel expenses, stipend. (visual, literary arts)


Konstespidemin in Gothenburg, Haraldsgaten, 41314 Gotenburg, Sweden. Tel.: 011-46-31-828558. Can accommodate up to 5 artists at a time for periods of 1-6 months in guest studios.  Cultural center holds over 100 studios, galleries. Fees charged. (visual, literary, performing, media arts)


Kulturfabrikken, Sundholmsvej 14 Y, 2300 Copenhagen, Denmark. Tel: 011-45-32-549424. 6 month residency program for artists in architecture, sculpture, drawing, painting, literature, and media art. Open to mid-career artists. Meals included. (visual, literary, and media arts)

Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder

Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder, 7042 Trondheim, Norway. Tel: 011-47-7351-3515. 2 resident guests in a center with 34 stodios; wood, metal, printing workshops; darkroom, computer lab, film and video equipment. Residencies of 1-3 mos.; approx. 13 artists per year. (visual and media arts)

Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale

Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale, 6963 Dale i Sunnfjord, Norway. Tel.: 011-47-57-737220. Residencies from 3 to 12 mos., scholarships to cover living costs, travel fees, and materials are available. Can accommodate 5 artists at a time.  Open to professional artists, designers, architects and independent curators (visual arts)

Raumars AIR

Raumars Artists-in-Residence, Kuninkaankatu 37, 26100 Rauma, Finland. Tel.: + 358 (0)50 331 7465. Residencies of 2-4 mos. for one artist or a couple. Open to national and international artists in the fields of visual arts, applied art, design, architecture, music, dance, literature, and theater. Apartment and materials fee covered. Artist must pay for travel and living expenses. (visual, performing, and literary arts).